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Penang char koay teow, along with other local culinary delights, has hit the top of the foodie charts! Don't you think it is about time we set up a street food museum to showcase how George Town's street food...
Blog visitor Shila Kaur introduces the slow food moment in Penang to us: I think Datuk Anwar (Fazal) has written a beautiful essay on an aspect of Penang’s rich cultural heritage – its foods – street and otherwise –...
Tunglang takes us on a gastronomical adventure at his favourite hokkien mee haunt in Penang. Inner city George Town has barely awakened, the sun barely rising above the maze of heritage terracotta rooftops. With a hunch of a...
A visit to the local wet market is enough to give you palpitations. Prices of vegetables and fruit have soared, perhaps by as much as a third over the last few years. One news report even said that the...
Apart from the state's heritage, street food is where Penang's real comparative advantage lies. Take a pinch of political will and a small cup of money (to spruce up our act) - and you could rustle up a little...
Are hawker maestros in the street food haven of Penang being lured to neighbouring cities and countries? Should we be worried? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXWNATJq6CY?rel=0&w=470&h=269] This is the Malaysian Food Street in Sentosa, Singapore... and "17 of Malaysia's best hawkers" have been...
Entering the Great World Park of Penang or Tua Seh Kai was like being teleported into a dreamy entertainment world, the stuff of fantasy and gastronomical delights, recalls tunglang. This was definitely a happy world of nightly entertainment for...
Bangkok and Singapore are ahead of Penang in terms of street food, if the folks at virtualtourist.com are to be believed. What do you think? Check out the rankings here, as reported by Reuters. If you are a...
I was planning to write something about this ban, but a Kamal Solhaimi Fadzil beat me to it in this piece published in Malaysian Insider. I just want to add two more points to what Kamal has written: the...
This is a little post to keep alive the idea for a museum to create greater appreciation for the culinary heritage of the streets of Penang. More photos from the exhibition in Germany at the Bustler.net site. You might also...

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